Madison Telephone Co.

Staunton, Ill.

Area served: 102 square miles

Population: Approximately 6,000 households

Technical highlights: The company serves an additional ten communities through a Competitive Local Exchange Carrier affiliate. Madison utilizes the fiber to the premise (FTTP), as well as fiber to the node (FTTN) and hybrid fiber/copper and fiber/coax. 

Civic Engagement

Madison partners with state agencies, chamber executives and economic development professionals to provide forums for utilizing broadband to extend market outreach, advertising, cost efficient inventory and financial transaction applications and public safety. The company’s headquarters training room serves as a community computer lab where company personnel offer basic courses as well as new technology workshops to encourage adoption and use.